CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

Commonly known as Mexican orange blossom

A sport of C.ternata with much larger leaves and flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    3 stalkless, obovate leaflets 8cm (3in) long
  • White
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1.4m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact habit
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bees
    Pests & Diseases
    Snails
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. UK
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Choisya - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.4m (4ft)
 

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